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    Poroshenko receives credentials from new Belarus’ Ambassador to Ukraine
    Oct06

    Poroshenko receives credentials from new Belarus’ Ambassador to Ukraine

    The Ukrainian President and the Belarusian diplomat discussed the ways to intensify trade and economic relations, including the cooperation in mechanical engineering, agro-industrial complex, transport and energy sectors. …read more Source:...

    Next meeting of Ukraine contact group scheduled for 26 October
    Oct06

    Next meeting of Ukraine contact group scheduled for 26 October

    The meeting discussed problems of funding the orphanages, payments for water and electricity supplies, restoration of railways, and political issues. The parties also raised the issue of withdrawal of forces in some areas along the line of contact but failed to reach the agreement. …read more Source:...

    Ligi in Latvia: Standstill in Russia-Ukraine conflict no reason to drop sanctions
    Oct06

    Ligi in Latvia: Standstill in Russia-Ukraine conflict no reason to drop sanctions

    Foreign Minister Jürgen Ligi (Reform) met with Latvian Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis as well as his counterpart Edgars Rinkēvičs and Speaker of the Seim Inara Murniece in Riga on Wednesday. The meetings focused on European Union issues, and security in the Baltic Sea area. …read more Source:...

    Trump on Putin: ‘I don’t love, I don’t hate’
    Oct05

    Trump on Putin: ‘I don’t love, I don’t hate’

    Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Tim Kaine’s accusation that he loves Russian President Vladimir Putin, telling a rally in Nevada that “I don’t love, I don’t hate” him. During the Tuesday night vice presidential showdown, Kaine repeatedly attacked Trump and Mike Pence for the Republican nominee’s warm words for Putin, even...

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
    Oct05

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it was suspending its nuclear and energy research agreement with the United States as a countermeasure against Washington for imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Moscow is bankrolling Ukraine rebels: ex-separatist official
    Oct05

    Moscow is bankrolling Ukraine rebels: ex-separatist official

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A former senior official from breakaway eastern Ukraine said Russia directly finances pensions and public sector salaries in the two pro-Russian regions there. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine warns citizens against traveling to Russia
    Oct05

    Ukraine warns citizens against traveling to Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday against traveling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Nato jets intercepted Russian bombers off Spain
    Oct05

    [Ticker] Nato jets intercepted Russian bombers off Spain

    Two Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew as far south as northern Spain on 22 September, forcing four Nato states to scramble fighter jets, the French defence ministry said on Wednesday. Norway, the UK, France and Spain all sent aircraft to intercept the bombers, the French said. Since the Ukraine conflict, Russia has resumed Cold War-type aerial...

    ‘September’: A New Platform for Leftists Across the Former Soviet Union
    Oct05

    ‘September’: A New Platform for Leftists Across the Former Soviet Union

    Source: tetedelacourse, Flickr. CC 2.0 On Friday, a group of activists and academics from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan launched “September,” a website they hope will be a platform for leftist discourse across the former Soviet Union. The project, which grew out of “Commons” in Ukraine, “Pravsvet” in Belarus, and other...

    Georgia gets green light for EU visa-free travel
    Oct05

    Georgia gets green light for EU visa-free travel

    EU states have agreed to grant visa-free travel, likely by the end of the year, to Georgian nationals, leaving Kosovo, Turkey and Ukraine in the queue. …read more Source:...

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